SashaBaskin was born in Ridgefield, Connecticut. She received her Bachelors ofFine Art in Drawing from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2014 and herMasters of Fine Art in Craft and Material Studies from Virginia CommonwealthUniversity in 2018.

Afterlearning to weave in 2011, Baskin changed her focus from classical drawing tousing weaving as a drawing medium. Focusing on the integration of analog anddigital weaving processes, Baskin’s practice includes lacemaking, ikat, natural dyeprocesses, hand-controlled damask, hand-manipulated glitch, and computerizedweaving.

Baskinhas participated in exhibitions across the country and internationally. In 2015 she received the Niche Award inDecorative Fiber and in 2018 she received Trabue Professional Arts Scholarship for Women. Her work is included in private collections inCalifornia, New York, Maryland, and Virginia. She is currently anArtist-in-Residence at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.

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